We did lose about 36 hours' worth of news and comments. Sorry about that. At present, I'm looking around for a more permanent temporary solution, until our previous temporary solution comes back, because our present temporary solution is much too fleeting.
Rest assured, we're spending Real Money to see that this kind of thing doesn't keep happening. It's just that setting things up right takes time, and our intermediate solution just died unexpectedly.
Now back to your regularly scheduled web site...